Post Tagged with: "Amdo"

“Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change (Vol. 1)” By Jarmila Ptackova and Adrian Zenz (eds.)

“Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change (Vol. 1)” By Jarmila Ptackova and Adrian Zenz (eds.)

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:07 / in Reading List

Published by Prague’s Oriental Institute, the first volume of “Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change” by Jarmila Ptáčková and Adrian Zenz (eds.) brings together contributions from the first Amdo Research Network held at the Humboldt University of Berlin in December 2014.

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“Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” By Gina Corrigan

“Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” By Gina Corrigan

0 by / on 11/12/2017, 12:02 / in Reading List

Published in November 2017 by Hali Publications, “Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” by Gina Corrigan takes a detailed look at Tibetan costume, focusing on textiles but also branching out into the lives of local Tibetan people who share their stories through interviews.

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 16/07/2017, 22:50 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated two poems by contemporary Amdo poets Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol and written a comprehensive introduction to their work. Thank you to Lowell Cook for this submission!

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“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:12 / in Reading List

Published in June 2016 by Brill, “Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” by Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton is the first long-term study of the Sino-Tibetan borderland.

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“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 14:58 / in Reading List

Published in December 2016 by Columbia University Press, “Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” by Holly Gayley chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938–2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944–2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era.

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Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

0 by / on 12/12/2016, 21:20 / in Interview

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with Tibetan writer and teacher Takbum Gyal carried out by well-known filmmaker, translator and writer Pema Tseden. The interview was conducted in January 2016, published in literary journal “Qinghai Lake” in March 2016 and subsequently circulated on WeChat on June 10, 2016.

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“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

0 by / on 03/05/2016, 07:30 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a poem and prose piece by Tibetan intellectual and writer Shokjang (aka Druklo) who is currently imprisoned.

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“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 23:13 / in Reading List

Published by Lexington Books in November 2015, “Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed) examines the role of Muslims in Amdo society and explores historical, socio-economic, political, religious, and linguistic aspects of Tibetan, Muslim, and Chinese interactions in this borderland region.

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“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 22:03 / in Reading List

Although published in December 2010 by Lexington Books, “Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” by Paul Kocot Nietupsk only recently came to the attention of High Peaks Pure Earth via a Twitter recommendation.

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A Notice Issued By Darlag County Police

A Notice Issued By Darlag County Police

2 by / on 23/03/2015, 08:34 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an official notice issued by the police in Gyurme Township (Ch: Jimai) in Darlag (Ch: Dari) County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in eastern Tibet (Amdo). The notice was issued on December 24, 2014.

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